First domestic container shipping route launched at Chan May Port

Chan May Port JSC and Hai An Transport and Stevedoring JSC have jointly launched the first domestic container shipping route at Chan May Port in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.
The container ship Hai An View docks at Chan May Port.
The container ship Hai An View docks at Chan May Port.

At the launch ceremony on December 25, Chan May Port received the container ship Hai An View, as part of the Hai Phong - Chan May - Ho Chi Minh City container service, with two journeys per week.

The launch of the new route is expected to boost logistics services and connect Chan May Port with domestic and international seaports.

Chan May Port JSC Chairman Duong Ba Hoa said the service’s opening has affirmed the potential and advantages of Chan May Port, which has been working to improve its infrastructure and services to handle containers safely and efficiently.

He added that the container service at Chan May Port will help reduce enterprises’ transport time and logistics costs.

In the future, the port will expand its container storage areas, and procure more specialised equipment and port management and operation software to enhance its capacity and meet the criteria of shipping lines.

The port will also strengthen its workforce to meet the demand for an expected increase in the number of containers and goods.

According to Thua Thien Hue Vice Chairman Phan Quy Phuong, the event is highly significant in that it will promote the development of Chan May Port and investment in the Chan May-Lang Co Economic Zone.

On the occasion, he called on the relevant agencies to continue supporting transport enterprises and shipping lines to turn Thua Thien Hue into a regional logistics centre.